Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 January 2011

400 Pages | 15 black and white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199280520

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Managing the Body

Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska

  • Written by the author of Austerity in Britain: Rationing, Controls, and Consumption, 1939-1955 (OUP, 2000), winner of the 2001 British Council Prize, North American Conference on British Studies.
  • Analyses the growing popularity of hygienic regimen or body management such as dietary restrictions, exercise, sunbathing, dress reform, and birth control to cultivate beauty, health, and fitness in Britain